William S. (“Sam”) Bartlett

Sam Bartlett Sam Bartlett is an author and a noted authority in the areas of team building, communication, customer service, leadership, employee engagement, and managing conflict while implementing change. He has trained tens of thousands of people through public seminars and has provided on-site training for companies such as AT&T, Rockwell, Black & Decker, and Johnson & Johnson. Sam also works extensively with school districts and government agencies. Participants consistently rank his keynotes and workshops as “the best they have ever attended.”

Before assuming his current position as a Director with VenturePLUS, Mr. Bartlett was CEO of Digital Juice, Inc. and of Family Friendly Schools. Digital Juice is an internationally recognized leader in 3-D animation and interactive media. Mr. Bartlett led the company to a record-breaking 300% growth his first year by focusing on customer service and employee engagement.

Sam is an outdoor enthusiast, a horse trainer, and a community and church leader in his hometown in Virginia where he resides with Linda, his wife, and two of their five children.